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1911

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2015

2022

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Drawing, Elevation of a dining room wall

This is a drawing. It is dated 1710-1720 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

23.7 × 43.9 cm (9 5/16 × 17 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

water mark: Monogram of Jesus with three nails piercing heart

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a dining room wall; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on laid paper; 23.7 × 43.9 cm (9 5/16 × 17 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-78

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